The Claremont Chorale, the premier community chorus in the greater Claremont area, welcomes new singers (especially men) to join the group in its 49th season.
Founded in 1968, the Chorale is an independent community chorus of experienced singers that presents a variety of high-quality choral music to enrich the musical experience of residents of Claremont and the wider community.
Claremont After-School Programs (CLASP) will be celebrating 11 years of providing after-school tutoring to at-risk students in the Claremont Unified School District.
A celebration is planned at the Pomona College Studio Art Hall on Sunday, September 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. Claire and David Oxtoby, longtime supporters of CLASP, will be honored at the event.
Two Claremont Colleges entities have reached an impasse over an attempted real estate deal and it looks like the case is headed to court.
In an effort to “protects its most valuable physical asset—its 16.4-acre campus—Claremont School of Theology (CST) initiated legal action against the Claremont University Consortium, after good faith negotiations failed,” the press release states.
Claremont resident Lydia Ramirez took her son on an epic road trip this summer visiting 33 states and three Canadian provinces. Aided by a special pass for fourth grade students that got the pair into National Parks and seashores for free, they had a wide variety of experiences including several professional baseball games. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Los Angels County Fair employee Chris Bonomo poses with some fried food as he and colleague Kirk Kushin make a promotional video on Wednesday at the fair. The fair grounds were bustling as vendors were getting prepared for the 2016 Los Angeles County Fair which opens on Friday September 2 and runs through the 25th. This year’s special exhibits include: Jurassic Planet, animated dinosaurs, The Igloo, winter themed activities, and Our Body: the Universe Within.
The Knights Inn’s days may be numbered, if a city plan to revamp San Jose Avenue moves forward.
Claremont is planning on tearing down the motel—located on the southwest corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and San Jose Avenue—and building a Hampton Inn in its place. Before this happens, however, the city will hold a public hearing during the September 13 city council meeting to discuss the plan to raze the former Howard Johnson’s motel. The motel has stood along Claremont’s side of the 10 freeway since the late 1960s.
Young musicians dream of walking out on a big stage, squinting into the lights and smiling at a throng of appreciative fans. But the road inevitably begins with modest shows in front of small groups of friends and family, usually in back yards, garages or living rooms.
Melanie did not receive that memo.
One of the veteran singer and songwriter’s earliest performances was at Woodstock, in front of more than 500,000 people.
Three businesses along the 400 block of Auto Center Drive were burglarized within 24 hours.
Two of the businesses, Mr. You’s Chinese Food and Round Table Pizza, were broken into around 4 a.m. Thursday morning, the Claremont Police Department said in a release. The burglars reportedly used a rock to smash a glass door and small window then stole an unknown amount of cash before fleeing.
Richard Krebs was taken aback when he saw Richard Krebs for the first time.
The Pennsylvania native—who’s son, Mike Krebs, lives in Claremont—was searching for his family lineage on a genealogy site five years ago when something strange happened. His searches took him to a tiny town in southern Germany named Bischbrunn.
Thursday, September 8 is Claremont Day at the Fair, a day celebrating the community’s volunteers, humanitarians, students, neighbors and organizations that make their city a better place to live. A Community Hero presentation will take place at 4 p.m. followed by a parade at 5 p.m. This year’s Claremont Community Heroes are Phyllis Huss, Andrew “Case” Keough, Shelby Greenberg, Diana Miller and the Claremont Educational Foundation.
Claremont police officers are investigating three commercial burglaries that occurred between 6 p.m. on Friday, August 26 and 7 a.m. on Monday, August 29. All three burglaries were discovered on Tuesday morning.
The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team will be conducting a series of exercises on the Claremont Graduate University campus on Wednesday, August 31 from 4 to 8 p.m.
These exercises will involve trained search and rescue dogs (bloodhounds and labradors) as well as uniformed police officers. The Claremont Police Department want residents to not be alarmed by the increased law enforcement presence around the Colleges on Wednesday evening.
Do you know what popular Claremont intersection is highlighted in this 1920s photo? Hint: the intersection is still the location of a popular Claremont church of a different name. See the 2016 version of this locale and other key spots as we compare historical images with those of today in a fun aerial video. COURIER photo
A suspect is still at large after a wild vehicle pursuit led to a foot pursuit through the Village Wednesday evening.
Police first picked up on a stolen Jeep Cherokee in the area of Indian Hill Boulevard and Scripps Avenue just after 6:30 p.m., Lt. Aaron Fate of the Claremont Police Department said. The car did not yield, and a chase began, moving through a residential neighborhood on Scripps before going back towards Indian Hill. Check out our slideshow from the incident.
Photo by Helen Arase